ihtsdo Leading healthcare terminology, worldwide

Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms; an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintain and grow our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology ensuring SNOMED CT, our world-leading product, is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • LOINC - SNOMED CT Cooperation Project Technology Preview is available

    October 29, 2014

    The Technology Previews of the LOINC - SNOMED CT Cooperation Project (The LOINC Term to SNOMED Expression Reference Set and the LOINC Part to SNOMED Map Reference Set Technology Previews) are now available.

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  • IHTSDO launches a new brand system and website

    October 24, 2014

    IHTSDO launches a new brand system and website to reinforce its position as the global leader in healthcare terminology.

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  • Consultation on SNOMED CT Compositional Grammar Specification and Implementation Guide

    October 17, 2014

    You are invited to participate in a consultation to review the SNOMED CT Compositional Grammar Specification and Implementation Guide.

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  • Dr. Kent Spackman to retire

    October 10, 2014

    IHTSDO today announced that the organizations Head of Terminology, Dr. Kent Spackman, will retire at the end of 2014.

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  • Request for Proposal: IHTSDO Terminology Server

    September 26, 2014

    IHTSDO seeks proposals in order to purchase a terminology server software product that supports SNOMED CT

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